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Drum Master Visits Library May 24 for All-Ages

Djembe drum master Bolokada Conde. Djembe drum master Bolokada Conde.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Djembe drum master Bolokada Conde will lead a fun-for-all-ages event from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 24 at Saratoga Springs Public Library. 

Born and raised in the villages of Morowaya, Guinea, Conde has traveled and performed in major performance venues across the globe for the past quarter-century. 

The djembe - a goblet-shaped drum - is one of West Africa’s best-known instruments. Conde will be sharing Malinke rhythms, songs, and culture. 

Co-sponsored by Rural Soul Music Studio, the event features a one-hour class followed by a half-hour presentation/discussion and photo opportunity. Seating is very limited. To register go to the library website at: sspl.org. 

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